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guess

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Synonyms for approximation

a rough or tentative calculation

Synonyms for approximation

the quality of coming near to identity (especially close in quantity)

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an imprecise or incomplete account

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the act of bringing near or bringing together especially the cut edges of tissue

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Just remember - whatever price you're quoted is only a ball park figure.
The executive committee have a ball park figure in mind for the man we want and the wage structure could be bonus related.
Local conditions and courier costs may vary, but I will attempt to give you a ball park figure for each of the three types of accountant previously mentioned.
Graham would not divulge details of the deal except to say: ``There is a ball park figure that has been well mentioned and that's not very far out as regards the fee.
For their New Zealand counterparts - the likes of Dan Carter and Richie McCaw - you're looking at PS500,000 as a ball park figure, including commercial deals, with the NZRFU's shirt sponsorship deal with insurance giant AIG having boosted the coffers.
We have a ball park figure of how much we have to spend and now we just have to highlight everything we want to do and what needs to be done.
Not any more, a 2005 spec Aprilia RSV Mille can be yours for pounds 8,572, which is right in the ball park figure for a one-litre sports bike.
A ball park figure for the average annual cost per pupil of pounds 270 means a grand total of pounds 192 million is being wasted each year.